mid 20th century
closed June 24th, 1954
last owner Lacon's
grid reference TM 073 785
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last updated 29/09/2014
Closed 1954 due to "lack of trade".
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)
Closure date from Hartismere licensing records.
The name may refer to an ancient meaning for the word magpie, "a half pint".